Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Blog NEW Galleries NEW FAQ Contact About Impressum
It is currently Fri Dec 02, 2016 7:41 pm
Recently the board software has been updated and there are some known bugs/failures:
- Avatars are currently not being displayed ✔ FIXED
- Tapatalk connection is currently broken ✔ FIXED
- Avatars cannot be uploaded ✔ FIXED

Please note that we will soon do some changes in WW board template design in case to get a fully mobile/desktop responsiveness board!
If you find more errors please post it here: http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=139062


All times are UTC+01:00





Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 6 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Wed Feb 27, 2013 10:27 pm 
Offline

Joined: Wed Dec 07, 2011 1:26 am
Posts: 414
Location: California's country side
I am considering bringing my road bike to ride both saturday and sunday in March, because I have nothing better to do.
Limit: accumulative ~160 miles under 10k ft elevation gain for the weekend.

Seems like there is beautiful road going out of the CBD to the west route 31 Mt Nebo, Mt Glorious, no shoulder on the road.

Could any local recommend some local routes? I am staying in the CBD. The CBD bike routes scares me very much though, changing from road to bike route to curbs that makes very little sense. So I may drive out before getting on the
bike.

That said the weather forecast for the next 10 days is T-storm and 20mph wind. It would be a shame if I brought my bike and it was too rainly to ride, a nice weekend exploration is what I am aiming at. Not a hardman ride.


Top
   
PostPosted: Thu Feb 28, 2013 12:33 am 
Offline

Joined: Fri Nov 09, 2012 4:57 am
Posts: 58
Hi there, might be best to ask (or read) over at: http://www.bicycles.net.au
Probably a wider AU / Brisbane audience !


Top
   
Posted: Thu Feb 28, 2013 12:33 am 


Top
   
 
PostPosted: Thu Feb 28, 2013 2:44 am 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Tue May 24, 2011 5:34 am
Posts: 37
Location: Melbourne, Australia
You can ride Mt Glorious on Saturday and Zupps on Sunday.

Mt Glorious is fantastic ride... don't miss it.
If riding from CBD it would be approximately 85km long ride with more than 2100m of total elevation.
Not easy but you will be glad you did it.

Zupps is fast and flat ride. It's approximately 100km long ride in a big bunch. If you stay with the main group you will be averaging above 33km/h... most of the time you will be in high 30's or low 40's with sprints that will easily go above 50km/h.

I've spent few weeks in Brisbane in January this year and these two rides were highlights of Brisbane riding experience for me. Highly recommended.


Top
   
PostPosted: Thu Feb 28, 2013 2:49 am 
Offline
in the industry

Joined: Tue Sep 09, 2008 8:08 am
Posts: 87
We at RIDE have featured Brisbane twice in our magazine... the most recent review, with rides shown, can be found online at Zinio. You can read it here
http://www.zinio.com/pages/RIDECyclingR ... 559/pg-246

Great place for riding and even heading out from the middle of the city its fun and safe!


Top
   
PostPosted: Thu Feb 28, 2013 2:53 am 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Tue May 24, 2011 5:34 am
Posts: 37
Location: Melbourne, Australia
PoorCyclist wrote:
...Mt Nebo, Mt Glorious, no shoulder on the road...


Don't worry much about no shoulder... there is no much traffic on this road.
Make sure you stop on top of Mt Glorious for a coffee/breakfast

I can give you strava links for both rides if you want


Last edited by kaaos on Thu Feb 28, 2013 3:12 am, edited 2 times in total.

Top
   
PostPosted: Thu Feb 28, 2013 3:04 am 
Offline

Joined: Mon Jan 16, 2012 7:03 am
Posts: 203
Location: Queensland Australia
G'day,
Mt Nebo-Mt Glorious- and even on to Somerset Dam is a great ride. I would recommend driving to The Gap first, and then departing by bike from there. Plenty of cyclists as well as motorbikes and cars frequent the area. So while common sense is advised. I don't think you'll be anymore unsafe than cycling anywhere else.
Also driving first to Samford. And then cycling to Mt Glorious is also another great ride.
While I grew up in the area, I unfortunately can't advise on alt. off the top of my head. As I haven't lived there for a few years now. We have certainly had some nasty weather, that is now clearing, 2 hrs north of Brissy.
Hope this helps a little, have fun, and safe cycling. :)

_________________
2013 Giant TCR Advanced SL 0, 6.92kg
2013 Giant Defy Composite 2 M, 8.5kg - Wife's
Azzurro Torino 8.55g
Fuji 650 10.8kg
Miele Lupa Triple Tandem 38,89kg


Top
   
Posted: Thu Feb 28, 2013 3:04 am 


Top
   
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 6 posts ] 

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Bicycle Insurances - Australia/ Victoria

in Cycle Chat

Shonn

14

623

Wed Nov 16, 2016 2:24 am

Carrots View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Cycling.tv review?

in Cycle Chat

SLCBrandon

12

1294

Fri Feb 26, 2016 12:21 am

AndreLM View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. ALE cycling clothing

[ Go to page: 1 2 3 ]

in Cycle Chat

mdeth1313

37

3621

Fri Sep 16, 2016 8:14 pm

boysa View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Cycling shoe stretching

in Cycle Chat

LouisN

1

288

Tue Apr 05, 2016 1:15 am

beanbiken View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Attachment(s) What cycling related gifts did you get?!

[ Go to page: 1 2 ]

in Road

JohnnyHanel

23

1898

Mon Jan 25, 2016 3:15 am

Team Murray View the latest post


All times are UTC+01:00


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: antonioiglesius, Google [Bot], MSNbot Media and 8 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited